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Digital Photography Associate of Science

The Art Institute of California—Silicon Valley, a campus of Argosy University can help you prepare for it.

Program Overview

The Digital Photography program teaches you composition, lighting, and equipment use, utilizing a digital camera and software. Darkroom techniques, color, and design are explored both on location and in a studio. You’ll develop business skills as you fine-tune your eye for detail. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as a digital photographer, industrial photographer, photo lab technician, or photojournalist.
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Program Description

The associate’s degree program in Digital Photography reflects the continued impact of technology in the photography industry and the breadth of skills needed by graduates to maintain and increase marketability and success upon completion of their degree. Specifically, this program model contains courses focused on the increased level of skill in areas such as photographic design, lighting, studio photography, portraiture and image manipulation to provide a strong technical and creative foundation Program Objectives Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will have the opportunity to: • Produce a basic portfolio of original work demonstrating industry standards • Use problem-solving processes to produce visually compelling imagery reflective of their personal styles and visions • Demonstrate the ability to conceptualize, plan and implement marketing strategies and a business model reflective of entry-level standards, while demonstrating personal motivation and ethical practices. Graduation Requirements To receive an Associate of Science Degree in Digital Photography, students must: receive a passing grade or credit for all required coursework; earn a minimum of 90 quarter credits; achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher; meet portfolio or other requirements as outlined by the program; and satisfy all financial obligations to The Art Institute.
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